By |2021-05-20T13:12:59+01:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Wellbeing|

  Microvolunteering- National Volunteering Week 2021 This National Volunteering Week, we’re asking people to think small! Whether it’s an action you can take to support your community like picking up litter or doing something for yourself like meditation or enjoying a hot bath, even the smallest acts can have a big impact. The last year has been [...]

Showcasing-our-Work Part 3: Meet Patricia Blee, Big Brother, Big Sister

By |2021-05-20T08:01:07+01:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

For National Volunteering Week, we are showcasing our work, what we get up to here in the Sligo Volunteer Centre, and how we can help people.  We continue our series of stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service and this one comes from Patricia Blee. Here is her story: My name is Patricia [...]

NVW Showcasing-our-Work, Part 2: Meet Connie Nell

By |2021-05-18T10:50:30+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, testimonial|Tags: , , |

Our National Volunteering Week (NVW) Showcasing-our-Work series at Sligo Volunteer Centre continues! We have compiled stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our services.  This is the second of these stories and this one comes from Connie Nell, Volunteer Leader at the Sligo Environmental Network. Here is her story: I’m Connie Nell. I currently volunteer at [...]

NVW Showcasing-our-Work series kicks off! Introducing Sean Forde

By |2021-05-14T08:52:12+01:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: News, Recognition, Trustees|Tags: , , , |

This National Volunteering Week (NVW) we want to showcase what we get up to here in Sligo Volunteer Centre and how we can help people.  We have compiled a few stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service.  This is the first of these stories and this one comes from Sean Forde. Our good friend [...]

National Volunteering Week May 17th-23rd

By |2021-05-13T10:31:02+01:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Connecting, Free events, News, Recognition, Wellbeing|

  NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK 17TH-23RD MAY #NVW2021 #SmallActionsBigImpact National Volunteering Week is almost here and we have 2 great events online plus a coffee promotion to tell you about. - Curious about volunteering? Register on www.I-VOL.ie and come along to a Zoom Volunteer Information Session on Thursday 20th May @1pm Sign up here (https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/142700235245) - Involved [...]

Information Event on Social Prescribing

By |2021-03-18T15:31:10+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Social Prescribing, Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

The idea of Social Prescribing is that in addition to the prescription or referrals for counselling etc. a GP can offer someone who is feeling low, they can chat with a Social Prescribing Co-Ordinator who will help them develop an action plan for health and wellbeing by engaging in community activities or other social settings.

Tips & Tricks Series: Governance and Finance

By |2021-02-12T17:01:27+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Charity, Connecting, Governance, Tips and Tricks, Training|Tags: , , |

Not the most exciting of topics - but a very necessary one. We were delighted to have Kathya O' Neill with us to deliver a short overview of the Charities Regulator and Charities Governance Code as well as some practical financial basics for not for profits. Kathya is a Trustee on our Board, a Chartered Accountant [...]

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